Qualifications for working in OSHC services

Out of school hours care (OSHC) is the name commonly given to services that provide education and care to school age children before/after school and during school holidays.

There are no national qualification requirements for educators at centre-based services educating and caring for school age children in OSHC services. State and territory specific qualification requirements apply in:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria 
  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory

The approved OSHC qualifications list for these jurisdictions is available here.

If you have enquiries about state or territory specific provisions, contact your regulatory authority.